Stages of the Path (Lamrim) Four Noble Truths When Shakyamuni Buddha attained enlightenment, the first public teaching he gave was on the Four Noble Truths. These four seemingly simple observances he made about reality hold the key to the entire path. Topics: Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism, Lamrim, Refuge, Buddha, Dharma, Sangha, Four Noble Truths, Suffering,... Source: Lectures and Events
Join Ven. Robina Courtin as she re-empowers us to change our "poor me" habits that keep us locked in a cycle of depression and frustration. Topics: Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism, Tse Chen Ling, Venerable Robina Courtin, happiness, habits, depression,...
The Life of Buddha Ven. Geshe Ngawang Dakpa provides a brief history of the life of Buddha who lived 2500 years ago. Born as a prince, he turned away from his kingdom in search of truth. India, Bodhgaya, Lumbini, Four Noble Truths, Shakyamuni, Shakya Kingdom, Queen Maya favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Buddhism, Tse Chen Ling Center, Tibetan Buddhism, Ven. Geshe Ngawang Dakpa, Buddhist teachings Source: Lectures and Events
We recite the words for taking refuge and generating bodhicitta before commencing any Mahayana Buddhist activity. How often do we really take time to settle into these two life-changing experiences and savor their sweet, transformative power? -- a power that can relieve all fear, worry, anxiety and even depression. One time Lama Yeshe told us to meditate on bodhicitta and we sat in silence for 15 minutes. What was Lama feeling? What does refuge and bodhicitta feel like? How do we get beyond the... Topics: Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism, Lamrim, Ven. Lhundrup Nyingje, Bodhicitta
In the 1970's Lama Yeshe gave a talk to his western students about Christmas. This talk will try to pull together some of his main points from that long ago Christmas eve. "Some of you might think, 'Oh, I want to have nothing to do with Jesus, nothing to do with the Bible.' This is a very angry, emotional attitude to have towards Christianity. If you really understood, you would recognize that what Jesus taught was, 'Love!' It is as simple and as profound as that. If you had true love... Topics: christmas, jesus, buddhism, tibetan buddhism, lobsang chokyi, tse chen ling
Lojong—Mind Training Ven. Tenzin Chogkyi Ven. Chogkyi explores ways in which the way we might transform the way we normally approach difficulties in our lives. Learn special methods and meditations of mind training or lo-jong as a means to transform your problems into happiness! An emphasis is made on integrating Buddha's teachings within our daily life and introducing meditations for self-examination. Topics: Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism, Meditation, Mind Training, Mind Transformation, Lojong Source: Lectures and Events
A Long Life Puja, also known at Tenshug is a ceremonial long life offering to a spiritual teacher who has chosen to be born in this life in an ordinary form. This ceremony is done to request the spiritual teacher (Lama) to life a long life for the preservation of the Buddhist teachings and the happiness of all beings. As part of the ceremony we offer many different symbolic offerings that are auspicious for the occasion. Being a sponsor for this event is a way for you to make an offering... Topics: Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism, Lamrim, Ven. Choden Rinpoche, Long Life Puja
Ven. Rene' is a fully ordained monk in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition with over 20 years of teaching experience. Originally from Geneva, Switzerland, Ven Rene' has spent many years in India and Nepal receiving teachings from great Tibetan Lamas, followed by several years at Nalanda Monastery in France. He also completed a solitary retreat for almost 3 years in Spain. During this retreat Ven. Rene' will draw from his vast knowledge and personal meditational experience to bring you to a clear and... Topics: Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism, Ven. Rene Feusi, Love, Heart